The arboricultural team operate within Fylde Council’s Parks and Coastal Services and are responsible for the management and maintenance of the Council’s tree stock on parks, open spaces and cemeteries.

They also undertake similar work for town and parish councils. Their work includes carrying out tree inspections, providing advice and guidance, as well as undertake a wide range of specialist practical tree works.

A summary of the arboricultural team’s responsibilities is listed below, however a more detailed pictorial guide of different tree management techniques can be downloaded from this link.

  • Crown thinning
  • Crown lifting
  • Crown reduction
  • Pollarding
  • Felling
  • Deadwood removal
  • Woodland management
  • Hedge and shrub work
  • Stump grinding and removal
  • Emergency and dangerous tree operations
  • Safety inspections
  • Plotting and surveys

Contact Us

If you have an enquiry or concern about a tree on Council property or wish to request a quotation for tree work, please contact us:

  1. 900am – 5.00pm Monday – Friday, Parks and Coastal Services: T: 01253 658684. E:
  2. Out of hours emergencies T: 07970 645871